Historic Preservation

The Planning Department provides preservation planning services to maintain the historic integrity of Delaware County communities.

Delaware County’s Historic Preservation Planners use strategic planning tools to protect the County’s historic, cultural, and archaeological resources. These efforts help enhance the character of our communities and generate economic vitality. The Planning Department also provides a wealth of files, survey information, and historical atlases to other agencies and the public at large.

I am interested in...

Experiencing Virtual Heritage Tourism

Learning about Delaware County’s National Register sites

Getting involved with the Preservation Organizations

Understanding the Section 106 Review process

Reading the Delaware County 2035 Preservation Component Plan

Learning about identifying Historic Resources

Researching Historic Resources

Learning about ways to Protect my Community’s Historic Resources

Learning about the Heritage Commission

Preservation Briefs to learn how to take care of my historic property

Viewing Historic Maps

Finding Funding or Writing a Grant

Learning about Sustainability and Historic Preservation

Questions about Historic Preservation Planning? Contact the Planning Department at 610-891-5200 or Planning_Department@co.delaware.pa.us.


Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000
  • webmaster@co.delaware.pa.us

About Delaware County

Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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